Contact
schutmaat@gmail.com
Based in Houston, TX

Education
MFA in photography, University of Hartford, 2012
BA in history, University of Houston, 2009

Partial Publication/Client List
(includes fine art press and commissions)
Aesthetica, American Photo, The Atlantic, Bloomberg Businessweek, British Journal of Photography, Cowboys & Indians,
CNN, Dear Dave, Dwell, Entertainment Weekly, Esquire Russia, Exit Magazine, Financial Times, The Guardian UK,
Hotshoe International, Houzz, Houston Chronicle, Huffington Post, Inc.,  Juxtapoz, M&C Saatchi, Modern Farmer,
Monocle, MSNBC, New West Records, The New Yorker, The New York Times (magazine & newspaper),  On Earth Magazine,
Oxford American, PDN, ProPublica, Runner's World, Smith Journal, Smithsonian Magazine, Spot, Süddeutsche Zeitung Magazin,
The Sunday  Times Magazine, Telegraph UK, TIME, VICE, The Wall Street Journal, The Washington Post, The Wire,
among many others 

Solo Exhibitions
Grays the Mountain Sends, Sherrick and Paul Gallery, Nashville, TN, September - November 2015
Grays the Mountain Sends, Sasha Wolf Gallery, New York, NY, October - December 2014
Grays the Mountain Sends, Newspace Center for Photography, Portland, OR, April - May 2014
Grays the Mountain Sends, Aperture Foundation, New York, NY, September - October 2013
Grays the Mountain Sends, Houston Center for Photography, Houston, TX, May - June 2011

Group Exhibitions
The Absent State, Breda's Museum, The Netherlands, September - October 2016
California and the West, San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco, CA, May - September 2016
You Are Here, The Wright Gallery at Texas A&M University, College Station, TX, April - June 2016
(In)visible, Prescott Gallery, Lincoln, NE, February 2016
The Smaller Exotics of Texas, Bath House Cultural Center, Dallas, TX, September 2015
Emerging, Annenberg Space for Photography, Los Angeles, CA, June - September 2015
Dear Dave, Foley Gallery, New York, NY, April 2015
Picture Society, Space Gallery, Denver, CO, March 2015
New Visionaries, The School of Design at  Mount Ida College, Newton, MA, February - April 2015
Motor Chronicles, Farewell Books, Austin, TX, October - November 2014
Breaking Ground, College of William & Mary, Williamsburg, VA, October 2014
Songs from the Heart, BredaPhoto International Photo Festival, The Netherlands, September - October 2014
Blog Re-Blog, Big Medium, Austin, TX, May - June 2014
Flash Forward Boston, Fairmont Battery Wharf, Boston, MA, May 2014
Hungry Still, Quad Gallery, Derby, England, March - May 2014
The Collaborative Photobook, SPE National Conference, Baltimore, MD March 2014
Slideluck Austin VI, Rosewood Collective, Austin, TX, March 2014
The New York Photo Awards, Powerhouse Arena, New York, NY, January - February 2014
Photo LA (Silas Finch Foundation), LA Mart, Los Angeles, CA, January 2014
Ctrl + P: Photography Taken Offline, Catherine Edelman Gallery, Chicago, IL, November 2013 - January 2014
Unfolding Images, Contemporary Arts Center, New Orleans, LA, December 2013
Art Miami Basel (Aperture Foundation), Miami, FL, December 2013
Flash Forward 2013, Neubacher Shor Contemporary, Toronto, Canada, October 2013
Annual Benefit Auction, Camera Club of New York, New York, NY, October 2013
These Rhythmic Seasons, The Metropolitan Building, New York, NY, September 2013
Musings, Photo Center NW, Seattle, WA, August - September 2013
Blog Re-Blog, Signal, Brooklyn, New York, August 2013
The Curve: Choice Award Winners, Center, Santa Fe, NM, June - July 2013
Exposure 2013, Photographic Resource Center at Boston University, Boston, MA, June - July 2013
Home: Where We Live, Mpls Photo Center, Minneapolis, MN, May - June, 2013
Blue Collar, Red Dust, One Eyed Jacks Gallery, Brighton, UK, March - May 2013
Slideluck London V, The Chocolate Theatre, London, UK, April 2013
No Culture Icons, Village Books, Leeds, UK, February 2013
What Happens When Your'e Lost, 25 CPW New York, NY, November 2012
What Happens When You're Lost, Joseloff Gallery, Univeristy of Hartford, CT, August 2012
Call and Response, New Orleans Photo Alliance, New Orleans, LA, April - May 2012
The Wild and The Innocent, Clic NYC, New York, NY, March - April 2012
Annual Print Auction Exhibition, Houston Center for Photography, Houston, TX, January - February 2012
Dawn Till Dusk, Jen Bekman Gallery, New York, NY, June - July 2011
Points of Departure, Künstlerhaus Bethanien, Berlin, Germany, April - May 2011
Land Use Survey, Jen Bekman Gallery, New York, NY, July - August 2010
Lonesome Travelers, Art League Houston, Houston TX, July - August 2010
28th Annual Juried Membership Exhibition, Houston Center for Photography, Houston, TX, July - August 2010
No Culture Icons, FotoFreo Fringe Festival, Fremantle, Australia, March 2010
Emerging Artistsʼ Auction, Daniel Cooney Fine Art, New York, NY, October 2009
Slow Exposures, Peach State Aerodrome, Zebulon, GA, September 2009
Gallery Wanted Paris, Paris, France, March - May 2009
Lieux communs, L'épicerie moderne, Feyzin, France, January - February 2009
Fjord, Meet Waradise, New York, NY, November 2008
Lieux communs, Doxart Gallery, Lyon, France, October - November 2008
Footprints, Green Spot, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, September 2008
Milchstraße, Università iuav di Venezia, Italy, July 2008
Cultivate Beauty, The 930 Art Center, Louisville, KY, May 2008
Must Not Sleep/Must Warn Others, Wonderful Union Gallery, Seattle, WA, October - November 2007
Cultivated, Mars Bar, San Francisco, CA, October 2007
Something About You, Salon Mijangos Gallery, San Antonio, TX, September - October 2007
SPIN: Txt Me L8r, Houston Center for Photography, Houston, TX, August 2007
Take Us Anywhere, But Take Us Now, Warehouse Gallery, Washington DC, May 2007

Monograph
Grays the Mountain Sends. The Silas Finch Foundation. New York, 2013 

Awards & Honors
Aaron Siskind Foundation, individual photographer’s fellowship, 2016
Prix Pictet Award, nominee, 2015
Foam Paul Huf Award, nominee, 2015
The New York Photo Awards, photobook category, winner, 2014
PDN's 30, selected, 2014
Joop Swart Masterclass, selected participant, 2014
Cassilhaus, artist in residence, 2014
Foam Paul Huf Award, nominee, 2014
Paris Photo/Aperture First Book Award, shortlisted, 2013
Daylight Photo Awards, winner, 2013
Aperture Portfolio Prize, winner, 2013
PRC's Exposure 2013 at Boston University, best in show, 2013
CENTER's (Santa Fe) Gallerist Choice Awards, first place, 2013
Review Santa Fe, selected, 2013
Magenta Foundation's Flash Forward Emerging Photographers, selected, 2013
Burn Magazine, Emerging Photographer Fund, finalist, 2013
MACK First Book Award, nominee, 2013
CDS/Honickman First Book Prize, finalist, 2012
The FotoVisura Grant, honorable mention, 2012
Carol Crow Memorial Fellowship, winner, 2011
Merit Scholarship, recipient, Hartford Art School, 2010
Hey Hot Shot, finalist, 2010

Permanent Collections
San Francisco Museum of Modern Art
Baltimore Museum of Art
Museum of Fine Arts, Houston
The Hood Museum of Art
Amon Carter Museum of American Art (library)
Museum of Modern Art, New York (library)

Lectures & Artist Visits
Corcoran College of Art &Design
Houston Center for Photography
Medium Festival of Photography
Museum of the Image
Newspace Center for Photography
Parsons The New School for Design
Pratt Institute
Project Basho
Syracuse University
University of Illinois at Chicago
University of Nebraska
University of North Carolina
Watkins College of Art & Design

Press, Publications, Interviews, Features, etc. 
"Portrait Job," British Journal of Photography, pg 76 - 77, in print, issue 7852, October 2016
Wray, Tara. "Doin’ Work, Flash Interviews with Contemporary Photographers: Bryan Schutmaat," Huffington Post, online, September 12, 2016
"Bryan Schutmaat Explores the Inner Lives of Common Men," This Is Paper, online, July 22, 2016
Ker, Anna. "A Meditation On Life In American Mountain Towns," iGNANT, online, February 26, 2016
McManus, Austin. "Bryan Schutmaat: The Photograph as Meditation," Juxtapoz, pg 24 - 29, in print, issue 172, May 2015
Bradley, Sarah. "Book Review: Grays the Mountain Send," photo-eye Blog, online, March 19, 2015
Conway, Richard, "See the Historic American Far West From a Fresh Angle," TIME Lightbox, online, February 24,  2015
Colberg, Jörg. "Photobook Reviews (W08/2015)," CPH Mag, online, February 19, 2015
"A Look Inside 'Grays the Mountain Sends' Published by Silas Finch," Juxtapoz, online, January 17, 2015
Meyers, William. "Photography Review: Exhibitions of Nicholas Nixon, Eugène Atget and Bryan Schutmaat," The Wall Street Journal, December 12, 2014
Laurent, Olivier. "Photographing TIME’s Person of the Year in Africa, Europe and the US," TIME Lightbox, online, December 11, 2014
Sotmat, Brian. "Rust Mountain," Haaretz, online, December 9, 2014
Ebony, David. "David Ebony's Top 10 New York Gallery Shows for November," Artnet News, online, November 21, 2014
Gopnik, Blake. "Bryan Schutmaat's Western Photos: Glorious, and Sad," Artnet News, online, November 11, 2014
Next #04, World Press Photo, pg 130-143, in print, November 2014
Mossless, Issue 3: The United States, in print, September 2014
Arena, Gianpaolo. "My Shepherd Will Supply My Needs," Landscape Stories, online, May 2014
Brown, Peter. "Singular Pursuit: Navigating a Digitized Art World," Spot, pg 20 - 29, in print, Spring 2014
Lesley, Martin. "The Topography of the Soul," Ojodepez, pg 42-51, in print, March 2014
"Mountains are Discontinuity," Landscape Stories, issue 15, March 2014
"Bryan Schutmaat," Dear Dave, pg 80-85, in print, Winter 2014
Heery, Meg Ryan. "Images of the Year," American Photo, pg 50-51, in print, January/February 2014
Grann, Nathaniel. "5 Best Photo Books of 2013," The Washington Post, pg E8, in print, November 24, 2013
Belgaux, Christian. "Breakout Stars of Paris Photo," Dazed, online, November 20, 2013
"Photobook Awards, 2013 Shortlist," The Photo Book Review, issue 5, in print, fall 2013
Byng, Louise. "Grays the Mountain Sends," Another Escape, in print, fall 2013
Oxford American, pg 4-5, in print, fall 2013
O'Hagan, Sean, "After the gold rush," The Guardian, online, September 17, 2013
Alter, Charlotte, "Grays the Mountain Sends: Poetic Views of the American West’s Darker Side," TIME Lightbox, online, September 13, 2013
Esquire Russia, pg 130 - 143, issue 91, September 2013
Robbins, Sarah, "Interview: Bryan Schutmaat," Dirty Laundry Magazine, issue 3, online, September 2013
Fredrickson, Lori, "Full Immersion," American Photo, pg 44-47, in print, July/August, 2013
Tsomondo, Dzana, "Prospecting the Cold Vein," PDN, pg 94-98, in print, July, 2013
"Endangered," Photographic Museum of Humanity, online, July 2013
"Grays Mountain Sends," GUP Magazine, online, June 24, 2013
Feeny, Mark, "Wide world of lives, living in annual ‘Exposure’ show," Boston Globe, online, June 11, 2013
"Small Towns, Big Country," The Sunday Times Magazine, in print, May 12, 2013
McDermott, Theodore. "The Minor Outsider," VICE, vol 20, no. 4, pg 116 - 122, in print, April 2013
Smylie, Jack. "Bryan Schutmaat Interview," Post New, online, April 2013
Punch the Camera, Issue 3, in print, April 2013
The Heavy Collective, questionnaire, online, April 18, 2013
Smithson, Aline. "Center Awards: Gallerist's Choice Awards: 1st Place Winner: Bryan Schutmaat," Lenscratch, online, April 10, 2013
Schumann, Aaron. "In Conversation with Bryan Schutmaat," Hotshoe International, issue 182, pg 32-41, in print, February/March 2013
"Grays the Mountain Sends," M&C Saatchi Corporate Galerie, online, March 2013
Dam, Christopher. "Bryan Schutmaat’s Grays the Mountain Sends Series," A & H Mag, online, February 25, 2013
"Bryan Schutmaat," Flak Photo, online, February 11, 2013
"Grays the Mountain Sends," Time Machine Magazine, online, February 2013
"Bryan Schutmaat," Veine Magazine, interview, online, January 31, 2013
"The Promised Land," Daylight, online, January 20, 2013
Tews, Catharina. "Getrübte Sicht: Bryan Schutmaat," Süddeutsche Zeitung Magazin, online, December 21, 2012
Zavos, Alison. "Contemplative Portraits and Landscapes Capture the American West," Feature Shoot, online, December 9, 2012
Saddoris, Jeffery. "The Inner Landscapes of Common Men: Bryan Schutmaat," Faded and Blurred, online, December 2012
Wolukau-Wanambwa, Stanley. "The Land that Gives Birth to Freedom," The Great Leap Sideways, online, November 24, 2012
Storm, Christian. "Singing a Sad Song with Photographs," VICE, online, November 17, 2012
Siddall, Liv. "Bryan Schutmaat's moving series discovers the inner landscapes of ex-miners," It's Nice That, online, November 15, 2012
What Happens When You're Lost, publication of Hartford Art School's MFA photo class of '12 with essay by Ron Jude, in print, November 2012
"Bryan Schutmaat," Booooooom, online October 29, 2012
Russell, Lauren. "Beauty, Sorrow of American West," CNN, online, October 26, 2012
Saccardo, Nadia. "The Midwest Frieze," Smith Journal, vol. 02, pg 105-111 in print, Autumn 2012
"Documenting Quiet Spaces," Aesthetica, no. 45, pg 38 -45,  in print, February/March 2012
Wolff, Tobias. "Hunters in the Snow," Esquire Russia, no. 73, pg 120-121, in print, January 2012
"Bryan Schutmaat," The Trend Net, online, December 1, 2011
Teuton, Jeffrey. "Spotlight," Spot, pg 48, in print, Fall 2011
"Dear America," Campaign for Zara, in print and online, September 2011
Wolukau-Wanambwa, Stanley. "An Essay on Bryan Schutmaat's Heartland," The Great Leap Sideways, online, September 2011
Wisse, Pieter, "Photographer #342: Bryan Schutmaat," 500 Photographers, online, July 26, 2011
Points of Departure, publication of Hartford Art School's MFA photo class of '12, pg 10, in print, May 2011
Brubaker, Marc. "Bryan Schutmaat Mines the Rockies," Houston Press, online May 6, 2011
Dansby, Andrew. "Light, camera and the fading action of the past," Houston Chronicle, vol. 110, no. 204, pg f20-21, in print, May 5, 2011
"Bryan Schutmaat," iGNANT, online, April 1, 2011
Pollock, David. "Photo Talks: Bryan Schutmaat," Urbanautica, online, April 2011
"Traces,"Landscape Stories, online, April 2011
"Bryan Schutmaat," Netherworld Photography Magazine, online, April 2011
Frieser, Hannah. "Shaping the Image," Spot, vol. 28, no. 2, pg 35, in print, Fall 2010
"Feature Interview: Bryan Schutmaat," Swoond, online, October 28, 2010
Identity Sucks, World Identity Lab, pg 92-93 and spine, in print, October 2010
"Heartland," Unless You Will, issue 10, online, October 2010
Schuberg Philis, photo gallery, online, October 2010
"Western Frieze," Sucker Punch, online, August 26, 2010
"Hello, I would like to talk about #6," I Like This Blog, online, July 26, 2010
Fernández-Cañadas, Daniel. "Photo After 1980: Creer es Ver," Tendencias Fashion Mag, no.153, pg 82-85, in print, June 2010
Magnenat, Pauline. "Interview with Bryan Schutmaat," All of this is Rocket Science, online June 10, 2010
Roensch, Rob. "I Won the Bronze Medal," Annalemma, online, June 2010
Poncz Magazine, no. 2, online, Summer 2010
"Heartland," Exit Magazine, volume 3, issue 22, pg 50-59, in print, Spring/Summer 2010
Hoogwaerts, Romke. Mossless, interview, online, May 2010
Kim, So Eun. "Strange Scenery," Vogue Girl Korea, no. 98, pg 220, in print, April 2010
Wheat Toast, online, Spring 2010
Cherry, Jon. Mull it Over, interview, online, January 12, 2010
Estate, Triangle Triangle, in print, December 2009
Photographs on the Brain, LPV Magazine, pg 11, in print, December 2009
"Bryan Schutmaat," Conscientious, online, November 25, 2009
Humble Arts Foundation, Group Show, no. 26, online, fall 2009
Mort en lisière (collection of short stories by Margaret Atwood), Éditions Robert Laffont, front cover, in print, September 2009
FAQ Magazine, issue 6, online, August 2009
Where I Stay (novel by Andrew Zornoza), Tarpaulin Sky Press, front cover, in print, May 2009
The Collector's Guide to Emerging Art Photography, Humble Arts Foundation, pg 140, in print, March 2009
All Things Ordinary, front cover and pg 3, in print, March 2009
"(Un)Placed," Entopic Group, online, January 2009
Lapsus Magazine, no. 1, cover and pg 15, online, January 2009
Albala, Carlos and Ana Perez. "Blanco y Negro," Madrid Underground, issue 13, pg 21, in print, June 2008
F-Stop Magazine, issue 27, online, February/March 2008
Humble Arts Foundation, Group Show, no. 20, online, January 2008
You Look Like You've Seen a Ghost, Must Not Sleep/Must Warn Others, Wonderful Union, in print, October, 2007
"We've Moved On. Why Can't You?" Muffin Gospel, online, August 2007
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